Recent Eagle Scouts



Dorn earned 24 merit badges. His Eagle Project involved replacing signs at Oak Grove Nature Center that identified both tree and plant species along the nature walk trail. His Eagle Ceremony was April 1st, 2017. He becomes the 111th Eagle Scout out of Troop 27.


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Rodgers chose to repair and refinish the playground at St. James School. Rodgers was able to

give back to the Saint James Church, the school he attended until 5th grade, the church he had

grown up in and the place where he worked during the summer. The project was proposed on

August 27th, 2015 and with the help of Troop 27, he completed the project on October 15, 2015.

He passed his board of review on October 20, 2016. Joe completed a total of 31 merit badges and is a two-time J.N. Webster Honor Scout. He becomes the 110th Eagle Scout out of Troop 27.



Matt Boyer chose to repair and refinish the front steps and front area of the Manchester Area Conference of Churches (MACC) on 466 Main Street.  Boyer started planning his project mid  October of 2015.  With the help of Troop 27 he completed the project on May 21 of 2016. He passed his board of review on November 10th of 2016. He became the 111th Eagle Scout out of Troop 27 and the 9th since 2012. Troop 27 held a court of honor for Boyer on January 14, 2017. 

Boyer is a senior at Manchester High School and is expected to graduate in June of 2017.  He plans to attend college in the fall with a major in Civil Engineering because of his experience in scouting. At Manchester High School, Boyer is a member of the National Honor Society, The Interact Club and plays for the MHS Varsity Baseball team.  He has served on the town’s Youth Commission and volunteers once a week with the Youth Service Bureau’s program “Journey” as a mentor for young children. 


Matt earned the Arrow of Light in Cub Scouts and joined Troop 27 in 2009. He went on to earn 47 merit badges, well above the 21 eagle scout requirement.For his Eagle Project,  Matt planned and directed a project to reconstruct a staircase and anchor it down to ensure safe travels through Oak Grove’s tranquil woods. He started Planning his Eagle Project in the late summer of 2015, and it was completed on Nov, 1 2015 with the majority of the work done on Oct. 31 2015. The project took 347 Man hours to complete. Matt Turned 18 on December 21, 2015. He completed his project 7 weeks before his 18th birthday and then passed his board of review on March 10, 2016.

Pyznar was Manchester Troop 27’s 109th Eagle Scout. His Court of Honor took place on June 18th at Saint Mary’s Episcopal Church, 41 Park Street in Manchester, CT. He is now registered as an Adult leader with Troop 27, and plans to help with the program when he is available.



     Troop 27 will soon be celebrating its 100th anniversary and is extremely proud of its scouting program which has helped over 105 scouts earn their rank as Eagle Scouts.  Scouts go camping every month of the year and we are a Troop that works hard to teach skills and develop leadership abilities in all our young men.

Troop 27

Currently Located At:

St. Mary's Church

41 Park Street

Manchester, CT 06040